Arizona Elections

The Show regularly checks in with Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic to talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
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The Senate unanimously approved SB 1494 earlier this year, but it’s still awaiting debate in the House.
May 17, 2019
As cable news outlets have cemented themselves more in the national consciousness, and online sources of information have become more popular than traditional newspapers in many places, it’s increasingly difficult to find unbiased news.
May 17, 2019
A bid by House Speaker Rusty Bowers to break Republican gridlock over the budget has been rejected by Paul Boyer, the Republican the deal was supposed to satisfy.
May 17, 2019
Pinal County farmers gathered at the Capitol for a news conference Thursday morning. After the years-long negotiations to agree on a Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan, the farmers said they need new sources of water, and they’re asking for $20 million to make that happen.
May 16, 2019
On Thursday, the Trump administration proposed a new immigration strategy, one that focuses on highly-skilled workers and downsizing the family visa program.
May 16, 2019
The movement to document murdered and missing indigenous women and girls has gained national attention in the last several years as awareness has risen that Native American women experience violence at much higher rates than others, and that thousands of them have been murdered or simply gone missing without account.
May 16, 2019
There appears to be a showdown brewing at the Arizona Capitol over regulations on vaping products.
May 16, 2019
Federal Budget Could Mean More Help for Homeless Veterans
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs budget presented to Congress earlier this year includes nearly $2 billion for homeless veterans programs.
May 16, 2019
President Trump unveiled an immigration plan that would vastly change who's allowed into the U.S. The administration's proposal focuses on reducing family-based immigration in favor of employment skill-based immigration.
May 16, 2019
The number of non-citizens living in Phoenix are worth more than $1 billion in funding over the next decade. If the Supreme Court allows the citizenship question, Phoenix would have less than a year to convince undocumented people not to fear outing themselves to the federal government.
May 16, 2019
This year, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced a new rule that would get rid of one of the least transparent parts of drug pricing: Giving rebates to middlemen known as pharmacy benefit managers.
May 15, 2019
The world seems more distressing every day, but groups like World Neighbors — which has been around for nearly 70 years — are working to change that perception.
May 15, 2019
“This allows our local voters to support their schools by providing just a little bit more, 15 percent of our budget, so we can do the programs and provide the quality teachers we’ve been providing for years,” said Scott Thompson, a Mesa Public Schools assistant superintendent.
May 15, 2019
Psychedelic drugs tend to fit into a very clear niche in American culture. But, recently, scientists have been doing a lot more research into whether use of the drugs can help people dealing with mental illness or physical ailments.
May 15, 2019
The Arizona Legislature is poised to move Arizona's late-August primary date forward by three weeks to the first Tuesday of the month.
May 15, 2019
Before a doctor in Arizona can prescribe a drug like an opioid, they must first check with a state database that looks at a patient’s prescription history. Ducey signed this mandate into law in 2017 in response to the growing opioid crisis here.
May 14, 2019
Phoenix has the lowest taxpayer debt burden among the ten most populous American cities, according to a new report from Truth in Accounting.
May 14, 2019
Normally, Arizona's Legislature aims to wrap up 100 days after session begins in mid-January. As of Tuesday, lawmakers are now past that deadline.
May 14, 2019
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is celebrating a newly-signed law repealing the state's ban on nunchucks but facing serious Twitter blowback for the stunt because they're still technically illegal.
May 14, 2019
Some lawmakers wanted a different drink like margaritas, while others wanted to focus on passing a state budget.
May 14, 2019

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